logorrhea


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log·or·rhe·a

 (lô′gə-rē′ə, lŏg′ə-)
n.
Excessive use of words.

log′or·rhe′ic adj.

log•or•rhe•a

(ˌlɔ gəˈri ə, ˌlɒg ə-)

n.
1. pathologically incoherent, repetitious speech.
2. incessant or compulsive talkativeness; wearisome volubility.
[1900–05]
log`or•rhe′ic, adj.

logorrhea

1. an excessive or abnormal, sometimes incoherent talkativeness. — logorrheic, adj.
See also: Language
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.logorrhea - pathologically excessive (and often incoherent) talking
cacoethes, mania, passion - an irrational but irresistible motive for a belief or action
Translations

log·or·rhe·a

n. logorrea, continuo uso verbal.
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WordRake is fast and no-nonsense: it hunted through a 15,000-word brief and had edits plated up and ready to serve in a matter of minutesa great gift to those of us who suffer from both logorrhea and procrastination.
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That endeavor revealed a wealth of teaching methods and strategies, but it also confirmed that we too often suffer from teacher's logorrhea (a wonderful word--please look it up if you are unsure of its meaning), an affliction affecting greenhorns through emeriti.
(23) Wright describes Falstaffian apprehension as it appears from the outside, as an impairment of rational "discretion" that unleashes a logorrhea devoid of wisdom yet is, as Wright concedes, full of "very fine" wit.
The constant logorrhea disables the audience members' I own interior monologue, disables judgment, so that they are forced to blankly watch as she stalks around the gallery, the pattern of her gestures not quite corresponding to her speech, and her speech never quite adding up to a story.
The disorienting logorrhea, virtuosic allusiveness, rejection of high seriousness, and call-and-response in Herrera's public reading of this poem at the Ruskin Art Club in L.A., on November 19, 2007, exemplified the poet's role not as a representative of the people but as a participant in creating a collective poem.
And this explains why some of them seem to be struck by logorrhea, unable to stop talking about everything under the sun as long as it has nothing to do with their original business which is theology.
The principles of loyalty and of the sacredness of royalty are submerged by the flow of words of the Citizen, who with his logorrhea decrees the finiteness of a theological meaning, relegated to mere historicity:
The family declares that, during the morning, the patient has gone to the Nephrology Clinic for a routine appointment, where he has shown improper behaviour, accompanied by psychomotor restlessness, irritability, irascibility, logorrhea, and trivial language and overfamiliarity in his interaction with the medical personnel.
Her menstrual blood then turns into a morbid logorrhea:
The mismatch happens when Manolito tells us about a psychotherapy session that is supposed to cure him from logorrhea:
While the words they could provide may not have the cache or sophistication of "succedaneum," "logorrhea," or "ursprache," they have far more impact on individuals with dreams and aspirations.